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Nayanthara, Priyamani in SRK’s next with Atlee

Time to tune in to B’wood!

That’s right Nayanthara has turned to the B’town opposite to the Shahrukh Khan directed by Theri fame Atlee with the film to be titled, Jawan. This will mark her official debut in Bollywood and her third movie with Atlee after Raja Rani in 2013 and Bigil that released in 2019. She had previously appeared alongside Katrina Kaif in an ad campaign of the Bollywood actor’s beauty line Kay beauty.

 

Nayanthara was last seen in her OTT hit Netrikan – a crime thriller where she played the role of a blind woman trying to solve the mystery of missing girls. She was widely lauded for her performance in this role. The years 2021 & 2022 look promising with a series of movies like Annatthe, Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kadhal, etc. in her pipeline. She is also said to make her digital debut with Bahubali: Before the Beginning web series. She had even produced the movie Koozhangal earlier this year.

 

Interestingly, the film will also cast Priyamani playing a major role. There are speculations that SRK is playing a dual role and one of which would be opposite to Priyamani. This will be the second time the actors are sharing the screen. They were last seen together in the hit dance number from Chennai Express in 2013. Priyamani was last seen in Narappa – the Telugu remake of Asuran and the famous Amazon Prime series – The Family man earlier this year. Her upcoming movies Thalaivi, Cyanide are to release later this year.

 

The two actors have landed in Pune where the movie will be scheduled for a 10-day shoot and post that the crew will shift to Mumbai film city for the remaining shoot. The film will also feature Rana Dagubatti, Sanya Malhotra, and Tamil comedian Yogi Babu.

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